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Accomac (YTB-812)
USS Accomac (YTB-812) (cropped).jpg
USS Accomac (YTB-812) from the pier at NAS Almeda, California.
Career (United States of America)
Owner: United States Navy
Awarded: 22 June 1970
Builder: Peterson Builders Inc.
Laid down: 12 January 1971
Launched: 8 June 1971
In service: 1971–2012
Struck: 23 March 2012
Homeport: Puget Sound
Status: Awaiting disposal
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick-class large harbor tug
Displacement: 283 long tons (288 t) (light)
356 long tons (362 t) (full)
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Propulsion: Diesel, single screw
Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Crew: 12
Armament: None

Accomac (YTB-812) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug named for Accomac, Virginia.[1]

Construction[edit | edit source]

The contract for Accomac was awarded 22 June 1970. She was laid down on 12 January 1971 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 8 June 1971.

Operational history[edit | edit source]

Delivered to the Navy on 17 November 1971 and placed in service during December 1971, Accomac began duty in the 12th Naval District sometime in 1972. She served with Naval Region Northwest for the duration of her career. Stricken from the Navy List 23 March 2012, ex-Accomac awaits disposal.

References[edit | edit source]

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External links[edit | edit source]

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